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7 February, 2018
The South African State of the Nation Address that was set to take place on Thursday has been postponed, it was announced on Tuesday. A new date will be announced, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete said. 
6 February, 2018
European markets have followed Asian markets lower on Tuesday as investors continued to dump shares. London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell sharply when they opened on Tuesday with losses of up to 3%. In the US overnight the Dow lost 4.6%. Japan's Nikkei 225 closed down 4.7%.
6 February, 2018
Cameroon security forces have killed four civilians in the country's restive English-speaking west, local sources said on Sunday. One person was shot dead late Saturday in Bamenda, the main regional town where he was enjoying a night out, his family said.
6 February, 2018
A Zimbabwean farmers union has reportedly called on the government to protect local farmers, saying that it is against farmers from South Africa who want to cross the border and gain from the country's agricultural opportunities.
6 February, 2018
The City of Cape Town's health department has emphasised the importance of washing hands and food with clean water as people skimp on water use to push #DayZero even further.
6 February, 2018
The Gauteng Department of Education filed appeal papers in the Constitutional Court on Monday in the Hoërskool Overvaal matter, saying it believes the school has the capacity to accommodate 55 English-speaking pupils.
6 February, 2018
 The University of Cape Town (UCT) is currently facing a student accommodation crisis, with many students having to turn to private accommodation at the last minute.
6 February, 2018
Minister of Communications Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, who has been in her post for about two months, announced to the Communication Committee that the deadline to complete digital migration is June 2019.
6 February, 2018
Public hearings held at Parliament last week on legislation to replace the apartheid-era National Key Points Act of 1980 described the new proposed Bill as draconian, vague, far too broad and possibly unconstitutional.
1 February, 2018
A European Union delegation currently in Harare has reportedly said that Zimbabweans are "now expressing themselves freely" since the ouster of ex-president Robert Mugabe in November. 
1 February, 2018
Two people were caught red-handed in Muldersdrift allegedly trying to fill tankers of water to drive down to the Western Cape on Wednesday night, the Mogale City Local Municipality said.
1 February, 2018
Eight men and one woman have been arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale value added tax (VAT) fraud scam "with a potential loss to the fiscus of more than R90m", a Hawks spokesperson said on Thursday.
31 January, 2018
The labour strike had the Durban University of Technology turned violent on Wednesday morning, when the institution's security guards allegedly shot at striking workers with rubber bullets.
31 January, 2018
The United States has distanced itself from claims by MDC Alliance acting chairperson Advocate Nelson Chamisa at the weekend that President Donald Trump promised the opposition party a $15 billion kitty should they win the forthcoming elections.
31 January, 2018
Zimbabwe's new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said on Wednesday that the country would go to the polls before July, in the first elections since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power.

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